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  All purpose flour 325 Milliliter (1 1/4 Cup)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliters)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 175 Milliliter (2/3 Cup)
  Mayonnaise 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cups)
  Cold water 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoons)
  Egg yolk 1
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon

Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a bowl and add the cheese.
Combine the mayonnaise and water; and stir all at once into the dry ingredients to form a stiff pastrylike dough.
Press dough into a ball.
Roll out on a floured board into a rectangle a little thicker than pie pastry.
Brush with egg yolk which has been slightly beaten with a few drops of water.
Sprinkle generously with sesame seeds.
Cut into strips.
Bake on an ungreased cooky sheet 'for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden at 425F (220C).
These cheese straws keep well in a covered tin for 2 or 3 weeks.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2842 Calories from Fat 1467

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 164 g252.5%

Saturated Fat 42.5 g212.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 430.6 mg143.5%

Sodium 2420.8 mg100.9%

Total Carbohydrates 257 g85.7%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.5%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 81 g161.2%

Vitamin A 41.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 173.7% Iron 93.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sesame Cheese Straws Recipe